The median contractor rate for a Wireless Engineer was £288 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Wireless Engineer
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 592 615 602
Rank change year-on-year +23 -13  
Contract jobs requiring a Wireless Engineer 22 34 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.063% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.067% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 23
UK median daily rate £288 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.81% +12.50%  
10th Percentile £200 £190 £217
90th Percentile £460 £425 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £350 £300
% change year-on-year -21.42% +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
UK median hourly rate £28.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44648 50928 53153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.82% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 98440 117183 122955
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4470 5127 7601
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.00 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Wireless Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Wireless Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Wireless Engineer in the UK

Wireless Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Wireless Engineer.

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireless Engineer in the UK

Wireless Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless Engineer over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless Engineer in the UK

Wireless Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless Engineer.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless Engineer in the UK

Wireless Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless Engineer over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Wireless Engineer in the UK

Wireless Engineer
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +19 22 £288 -14.81% 5
London +13 11 £400 +105.12%
UK excluding London +44 10 £275 -21.42% 5
South East +8 5 £275 -26.66% 2
East of England -9 2 £190 -52.50% 2
South West - 2 - - 1
North of England +54 1 £218 +8.75%

Wireless Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Wireless Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Wireless Engineer in the job title.

1 48 (100.00%) Wireless
2 36 (75.00%) Cisco
3 26 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (39.58%) CCNA
5 14 (29.17%) 802.1X
6 13 (27.08%) CCNP
6 13 (27.08%) Cisco Prime
7 12 (25.00%) Firewall
7 12 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (22.92%) SolarWinds
8 11 (22.92%) BGP
8 11 (22.92%) TCP/IP
9 10 (20.83%) MPLS
9 10 (20.83%) OSPF
9 10 (20.83%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (18.75%) Telecoms
10 9 (18.75%) CheckPoint
11 8 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
12 7 (14.58%) Cisco ISE
12 7 (14.58%) Data Centre
13 6 (12.50%) Palo Alto
13 6 (12.50%) HP
13 6 (12.50%) LAN
13 6 (12.50%) WLAN
13 6 (12.50%) Linux
13 6 (12.50%) Broadband
13 6 (12.50%) LTE
14 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared

Wireless Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (100.00%) Wireless
2 12 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (25.00%) Firewall
2 12 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (22.92%) BGP
3 11 (22.92%) TCP/IP
4 10 (20.83%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (20.83%) MPLS
4 10 (20.83%) OSPF
5 8 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
6 7 (14.58%) Cisco ISE
7 6 (12.50%) Broadband
7 6 (12.50%) LAN
7 6 (12.50%) LTE
7 6 (12.50%) WLAN
8 5 (10.42%) Wireshark
9 4 (8.33%) VPN
10 3 (6.25%) DNS
10 3 (6.25%) VoIP
10 3 (6.25%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.08%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.08%) JIRA
2 1 (2.08%) Redmine
2 1 (2.08%) Trac
General
1 9 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.25%) Retail
3 2 (4.17%) French Language
4 1 (2.08%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.17%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.58%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.25%) BYOD
4 2 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.08%) Clustering
5 1 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) STB
5 1 (2.08%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.42%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (8.33%) High Availability
3 3 (6.25%) Change Control
3 3 (6.25%) Network Design
3 3 (6.25%) Test Automation
3 3 (6.25%) Test Planning
4 2 (4.17%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.08%) Defect Management
5 1 (2.08%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (2.08%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (2.08%) ITIL
5 1 (2.08%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.08%) Network Planning
5 1 (2.08%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.08%) Release Management
5 1 (2.08%) Service Management
5 1 (2.08%) Software Testing
5 1 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.08%) Validation
5 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) C
2 1 (2.08%) Embedded C
2 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (39.58%) CCNA
3 13 (27.08%) CCNP
4 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.25%) CCIE
6 2 (4.17%) CCENT
6 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Firmware
1 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (27.08%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (6.25%) Cacti
2 3 (6.25%) FortiGate
2 3 (6.25%) OpenView
2 3 (6.25%) QRadar
2 3 (6.25%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.08%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 36 (75.00%) Cisco
2 11 (22.92%) SolarWinds
3 9 (18.75%) CheckPoint
4 6 (12.50%) HP
4 6 (12.50%) Palo Alto
5 5 (10.42%) F5
5 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.33%) Juniper
7 3 (6.25%) Citrix
8 2 (4.17%) Riverbed
8 2 (4.17%) VMware
9 1 (2.08%) Actix
9 1 (2.08%) Aruba
9 1 (2.08%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.08%) Huawei
9 1 (2.08%) Mapinfo
9 1 (2.08%) Meraki
9 1 (2.08%) Nokia
9 1 (2.08%) Nokia Networks
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